November 5, 2004
Stanley Young III
Owned Paving Co., 35
Stanley Young of Montgomery, the owner/operator of Stanley Young and Sons Paving, died unexpectedly on Sunday, October 31, 2004. He was 35 years of age.
The son of Stanley and Christine Bianco Young Jr., he was born April 3, 1969, in Poughkeepsie.
In a family statement, it was said, "He loved his family and cherished his children. He set high goals for himself and was ambitious, persistent and and a hard worker. He always saw the good in every situation."
He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Lynn Young, two sons, James and Stanley IV, and a daughter, Doris Fay, all at home; his parents of Davenport; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, William T. and Elizabeth of Middletown, Phillip M. and Jaime Young of Bullville, Robert J. Young and Brock A. Young, both of Davenport; two sisters, Loretta Lynn Young of Monticello and Lorraine Fay Fullington and her husband, Dan of Davenport; his grandparents, Stanley Young Sr. of Campbell Hall and Regina Bianco of Newburgh; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. at Amazing Grace Fellowship, 20 Warren Ave., Pine Bush with Pastor Elisha Cooper officiating.
Burial will be made in the family plot in the Hamptonburg Cemetery.
Elizabeth Eisenhauer of Roscoe, a homemaker and a seven-year area resident, died Tuesday, November 2, 2004, at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home. She was 64 years of age.
The daughter of the late Jack and Helen Frank Punch, she was born May 4, 1940, in New York City. She was the widow of Dwight Eisenhauer who died in 1998.
Mrs. Eisenhauer was an active supporter of the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Bob Ladenhauf of Roscoe; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Lisa Ryan of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Robert Punch of Dutchess County; and six grandchildren.
Services and entombment weremade Thursday at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx.
Memorial contributions may be made to theMultiple Sclerosis Resources of Central New York, Inc., P.O. Box 237, East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Harris Funeral Home in Roscoe.
Branden M. Lewis
Branden M. Lewis of Swan Lake, a lifelong area resident and a self-employed contractor, died suddenly on Saturday, October 30, 2004, in Parksville. He was 23 years of age.
The son of Theodore J. Lewis and Joan Vorisek, he was born June 5, 1981, in Liberty.
He is survived by his father and stepmother, Theodore J. and Debbi Lewis of Swan Lake; his mother and stepfather, Joan and Thomas McGurrin of Wallkill; a son, Branden Michael Lewis Jr. of Liberty; a brother, Shawn Dutcher of Willowemoc; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Danielle and Vinny Scaglione of Walker Valley, Kristy Baker of Parksville and Christine Rhodes of New York City; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a son, Jeremy Michael Lewis.
Cremation was made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Services and internment of the cremains will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Laurel Hill Cemetery in White Sulphur Springs with the Rev. Kenneth Rodgers officiating.
Donations for the benefit of Branden M. Lewis Jr., may be made to either Theodore Lewis, P.O. Box 123, White Sulphur Springs, N.Y.; 12787 or to Joan McGurrin, 11 Tiffa- ny Lane, Wallkill, N.Y. 12589.
Funeral arrangements were made by the Ramsay's Funeral Home in Liberty.
James R. Murphy, 67
Ret. NYC Detective
James R. Murphy of Chester, a retired New York City Police Department detective and also retired from the Veterans' Administration at Montrose, died Sunday, October 31, 2004, at the Orange Regional Medical Center at Arden Hill in Goshen. He was 67 years of age.
The son of James A. and Hannah J. Murphy, he was born September 4, 1937, in Brooklyn.
Mr. Murphy was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves. He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Orange County Shields and the Fraternal Order of Police.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Murphy, at home; a daughter, Deborah Lane of Wallkill, three sons and daughters-in-law, Gregory and Barbara Ann Murphy of Westtown, Sean and Kerry Murphy of Pine Bush and Kevin and Barbara Murphy of Bloomingburg; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Kenneth Lane.
Services were held Thursday at the Lippincott Funeral Chapel in Goshen.
Burial was made in the Orange County Veterans Cemetery.
Memorial contributionsmay be made to the charity of one's choice.
Anita J. Seibert
Anita J. Seibert of Liberty, a secretary for the New York State Conservation Stabilization Board in Liberty and a lifelong area resident, died Tuesday, November 2, 2004 at the Roscoe Community Nursing Home after a long illness. She was 65 years of age.
The daughter of the late George and Edith Gardiner Klemm, she was born January 20, 1939, in Liberty.
Mrs. Seibert was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Liberty.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Armand Seibert of Liberty; a son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Alice Seibert of Liberty; a daughter and son-in-law, Carrie and Ron Rulis of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Edith Turk of Las Vegas, Nev., and Grace Holden of Concord, N.H.; and four grandchildren, Brian and Andrew Rulis and Cynthia and Christine Seibert. She was predeceased by a brother, Gary Klemm.
Friends may call at the Ramsay's Funeral Home, 275 S. Main St., Liberty on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Kristen Andersen officiating.
Cremation will be made at the Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Huntington Disease Society, 114B South Main St., Box 67A, Cranbury, N.J. 08512.
Konrad Kristiansen, 61
Konrad Kristiansen of Glen Spey, a lifelong resident of Crystal Run Village, Inc., died Thursday, October 28, 2004, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. He was 61 years of age.
The son of the late Melvene and Konrad Kristiansen, he was born May 2, 1943, in Glen Cove.
He is survived by his friends at Crystal Run Village and the Adult Care Center.
Friends may call at the Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, 396 Main St., Woodbourne, on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home with Mother Joan Laliberte officiating.
Delbert E. VanEtten
Liberty Historian, 77
Delbert E. VanEtten of Liberty, a lifelong area resident and the historian for both the Town of Liberty and the Village of Liberty for 27 years, died Sunday, October 31, 2004, at his home. He was 77 years of age.
The son of the late Elmer E. and Etta Hector VanEtten, he was born June 11, 1927, in Liberty.
Mr. VanEtten was a retired civil engineer with Olney Borden Engineering in Liberty. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and a life member of the Dennis Ackerly Memorial Post #8648, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Neversink.
He was also a member of the Liberty Grange and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Mr. VanEtten was the curator and historian of the Liberty Museum and Art Center. He was a member and former president of the Sullivan County Historical Society in Hurleyville and a past president of the Hudson Valley Historian's Association, covering 11 counties in the Hudson Valley. Mr. VanEtten was also active in various other civic and community organizations.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Rita Stewart VanEtten, at home; a son, John VanEtten of Liberty; a daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Kerry Foster of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; two granddaughters, Rebecca and Rachel Foster; two nephews, Mark and James Van Etten; a niece, Cheri Barbour; and a cousin, Howard Hector. He was predeceased by two brothers, Harold and Robert VanEtten.
Services were held Thursday at the Liberty Presbyterian Church with the Rev. William Robertson officiating.
Burial was made in the Liberty Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Liberty Museum and Art Center, 46 S. Main St., Liberty, N.Y. 12754 or to the Sullivan County Historical Society, Loch Sheldrake Rd., Hurleyville, N.Y. 12747.
Evelyn G. Kunze
Ret. Admin. Asst., 94
Evelyn G. Kunze of Lew Beach, a retired admininstrative assistant for the National Council of Churches of New York in New York City, died Tuesday, November 2, 2004, at her home. She was 94 years of age.
The daughter of the late Robert A. and Sarah C. Cottrell Baldwin, she was born February 24, 1910, in College Point. She was the widow of Werner P. Kunze and David Wark Griffith, a motion picture pioneer.
Mrs. Kunze was a member of the Livingston Manor Senior Citizens, the Helping Hands of Lew Beach and the Lew Beach Community Church.
She is survived by a nephew, Peter Bittner of Germany; two nieces, Silvia Bittner of Germany, and Valda E. Wells of New York City; and her extended family, George and Elaine Lotz. She was predeceased by a sister, Naomi Cole.
Friends may call at the Herbert C. Bryant Funeral Home, 29 Pearl St., Livingston Manor, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Lew Beach Community Church with the Rev. Bebe Loizeaux officiating.
Interment will be made in the Lew Beach Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston Manor Ambulance Corps or the Lew Beach Community Church, both at Livingston Manor, N.Y. 12758.
Ret. Librarian, 74
Marilyn Winn of Monticello, a retired librarian of 32 years at Yeshiva University in New York and a longtime area resident, died Wednesday, October 27, 2004, at the Seelig Division of the Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris. She was 74 years of age.
The daughter of the late Bernard and Mina Temes Schwartz, she was born January 5, 1930, in New York City.
Mrs. Winn was a past president of the Sisterhood of the Fort Washington Synagogue.
She is survived by her husband, Sol Winn, at home; a daughter, Brenda Winn and her partner, Jeannette Garcia of Nanuet; a son and daughter-in-law, Arne and Susan Winn of Massachusetts; a brother, Harold Schwartz of Monticello; and two grandchildren, Jenna and Jacob Winn.
Services were held Friday at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home in Monticello with Rabbi Ben Zion Chanowitz officiating.
Burial was made in the Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodridge, N.J.